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The Gender Gap in Math and Science Careers

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The Gender Gap in Math and Science Careers

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The Gender Gap in Math and Science Careers

The Gender Gap in Math and Science Careers

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NPR's Madeleine Brand talks to Nicole Weekes, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Pomona College in Southern California, about whether gender differences explain why more men than women take up careers in math or science. Harvard University President Lawrence Summers recently suggested that such differences in part accounted for the gender gap science and math related jobs.

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